China’s Overrated Technocrats
Beijing is famous for putting engineers and scientists in charge. But that doesn’t make for better leaders.
Japan and South Korea Don’t Have to Love Each Other to Be Allies
History still rankles, but the relationship is sound.
Chinese Cyber-Operatives Boosted Taiwan’s Insurgent Candidate
Han Kuo-yu came out of nowhere to win a critical election. But he had a little help from the mainland.
Elaine Chao Learned From the Best
The transportation secretary is part of a long line of individuals who’ve bridged China and the United States—and done well for themselves in the process.
How Democrats Can Get Tough on China—Without Imitating Trump
The current White House has legitimate concerns but counterproductive solutions.
Beijing Blames Foreigners When Hong Kongers March
Belief in foreign spies is projection about the Party's own overseas activities.
How to Speak Out and Stay Hidden in Hong Kong
Protest veterans have developed new tactics—but so have the police.
Belgium’s Beijing Embassy Calls Chinese Cops on Uighur Family
Belgian officials say their small country can't risk offending China.
Hong Kongers Won’t Bow to Beijing. But Their Leaders Will.
The city’s leaders are answerable to the party, not the public.
Chinese Film Studios Are Blacklisting Americans
As the trade war escalates, producers are killing projects and sacking actors.